Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William with newborn Prince George on Tuesday July 23, 2013, outside St. Mary’s Hospital, where the Duchess gave birth on Monday July 22. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
In a tweet today by BBC royal correspondent Peter Hunt, Prince Charles was quoted in saying that he liked the name George, but that the royal baby will be called “Georgie in no time”. The royal family has been known to have nicknames previously, most recently with Prince Harry, whose proper name is Henry.
Prince Charles presents England captain Luke Tomlinson with the winners’ trophy Audi International Polo featuring the Westchester Cup, at Guards Polo Club in Egham, Surrey. (The British Monarchy Press Association)
- On Saturday, The Duke of Kent, who is also President of the British Racing Driver’s Club, presented prizes at the Silverstone Classic for a Classic Formula 1 race.
- Following the birth of Prince George, the royal baby memorabilia market has been booming. Some items from Britain can be seen below.
Commemorative teapots and mugs created to celebrate the birth of Prince George of Cambridge by Tony Carter Ceramic Designs in Suffolk. (Chris Radburn/PA Wire)
Sponge decorator Lynn Lovatt puts the finishing touches to a batch of commemorative Royal Baby mugs for Prince George of Cambridge, as they go into production at the Emma Bridgewater Factory, Stoke On Trent. (Rui Vieira/PA)
A lego figure of the Royal baby Prince George of Cambridge, in a 55-brick pram, is added by model makers along with a tiny easel in tribute to the traditional method of announcing a new Royal birth, to the 36,000 brick Buckingham Palace scene, at the Legoland Windsor Resort. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
Royal Baby Memorabilia for sale in Royal Windsor, Berkshire. (Rex Features via AP Images)